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CSPAN
Sep 26, 2013 9:00pm EDT
quote the united states. additionally, we have begun drafting bipartisan legislation to increase public transparency of programs, strengthen congressional oversight, and limit authorities to add new protections for american rider seat.
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2013 9:00pm EDT
quote citizens and other people inside the united states.
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2013 11:00am EDT
quote people. the head of al qaeda they will start targeting more in the united states and allies. believe me, we are more all vulnerable because of the leaks. we will lose lives because of these leaks and where we're going. we have a lot to do. we ask you all to be there with us. we have a lot more to do to communicate with the american public.
CNN
Sep 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
quote incredibly in the united states but around the world. there's huge debates taking place for the first time that the value of privacy and internet freedom and the dangers of the u.s. surveillance state here in brazil, in latin america, in asia, all throughout the world fltd and i think the reason for it is, is that people understand we're at this
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2013 9:00pm EDT
quote , or about and foreign that they were i acquiring e-mails from persons within the united states that happen to be bundled with the e- mail messages nsa was trying to collect. his bundling is done by internet companies in order to make it easier to send information
CNN
Sep 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
quote this argument that the united states was protecting itself and the world against terrorism just didn't hold water, that it was unacceptable, they were violating human rights and civil liberties. she said brazil is now taking
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2013 9:00pm EDT
quote american people. the head of al qaeda they will start targeting more in the united states and allies. believe me, we are more all vulnerable because of the leaks. we will lose lives because of these leaks and where we're going. we have a lot to do. we ask you all to be there with us. we have a lot more to do to communicate with the american public.
Al Jazeera America
Sep 1, 2013 2:00pm EDT
quote organization that has been targeted by the national security agency in the united states, at least according to the documents made public by edward snowden. we don't know what documents the
FOX News
Sep 1, 2013 9:00am PDT
quote as the mission took place. the document also notes the united states watches both allies and enemies. pakistan is mentioned as a, quote, intractable target and counterintelligence operations are strategically focused on the priority targets of china, russia, iran, cuba and israel. >> i don't think that would surprise anybody.
FOX News
Sep 2, 2013 3:00am PDT
quote and stronger, and the president believes that the united states of america, for a decision like this, is stronger when you have the time to be able to have the support of the united states congress and obviously the support of the american people through them. >>tucker: this is going to be a very, very tough sell. these guys do not have much credibility left, the administration arguing for this strike. i think many members of congress are going to be hesitant to weigh into a civil war that could blossom into a region-wide or maybe worldwide conflict. it is a delicate situation. i don't think they can sell it. >>brian: i think he's going to have trouble in the senate. i think he's going to have
Al Jazeera America
Sep 29, 2013 10:30pm EDT
a. ♪ ♪ evil morales. president of bolivia. why is he so critical of the united states? and why does he want the united nations moved from new york? plus, is he still offering asylum to edward snowden. joins us on talk to al jazeera. >> president morales, it is great to meet you, and have this opportunity to speak to you. thank you for joining us. >> thank you very much for this opportunity to speak with you about different aspects that have to do with the life from the country, the region, and the continent. >> our pleasure. in your recent comments, to the united nations general assembly. you suggested that the u.n. should be moved from your city. why do you feel that way? because first, air pie rassey, black male, visas. even some ministers with a president, they don't get visas. i get a visa for four, five, seven days. they consider the cuban president as the promoter of terrorism? what's more, here sometimes you have a shootings, and like there have been in the last few years, and on the other hand, the resolutions that are passed here are not respected by the host country o
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2013 8:00pm EDT
of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all. thank you. >> it's nice they knew the words. >> how many of you said that when you were in gradeschool? did you mean it lacks raise your hand if you meant it. i want you to think about that. the united states actually does matter. i don't agree with 100% of the things the previous speaker said and they will not agree 100% of the things that i have set but the great thing about america is that we have the first amendment that allows us to have a disagreement and an active discussion so our nation can move forward. we don't always move forward and sometimes we'll move back which as we discussed but each time we do that we find a way to move forward. this can happen in a country we are going to talk about now come to china because despite anything else they might be doing they are not allowing freedom of speech. so i have got to display on the side. who knows what 61398 is? you have probably seen the news story about the chinese government hacking americ
Al Jazeera America
Sep 4, 2013 12:30pm EDT
, and general dempsey also remember it very well. secretary hagel and i both voted in the united states senate. so both of us are especially sensitive to never again asking any member of congress to vote on faulty intelligence. that is why our intelligence community took time. that's why the president took time, to make certain of the facts and make certain of this case and to declassify unprecedented amounts of information in order to scrub and rescrub the evidence and present the facts to the american people and especially to the congress. through you to the american people. we have declassified unprecedented amounts of information, some of it, i might add, not because initially that might have been the instinct in the sense of protecting sources and methods, but some leaked. after its leaking, we thought it was important to verify whether it was true or not. so by now you've heard a great deal from me and others in the administration about the comprehensive evidence that we have collected in the days following the attack on august 21st, so i'm not going to go through all of it again right n
Al Jazeera America
Sep 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
quote not realise 43% of employers from the united states look at your credit history
FOX News
Sep 2, 2013 3:00am PDT
quote euphoric. iranians are happy. when the president of the united states said it was a red line, he didn't say it's a red line and by the way i'm going to have to seek approval of congress. >> we better send a very clear message in a unified way that we're not going to tolerate proliferation of weapons of mass destruction let alone their use. if you don't send that message, that has real world consequences. this isn't a reality tv show. at the end of the day, something will actually happen. people will lose their life. >>anna: the other mind-boggling things, strong words from the secretary of state on friday. and when the president comes back it is like how long are we going to wait? we push it back until september 9 at least when congress comes back. we can wait that long? and then where does the president go immediately after? he goes to the golf course with the vice president. >>brian: syrians say in this one of their major newspapers says, quote, the start of an historic
Al Jazeera America
Sep 4, 2013 7:30pm EDT
states. some are calling for a complete break from the united states. however, the overthrow of the once sovereign hawaiian kingdom in 1893 means talks of sovereignty tricky and sensitive issue. what is the best interest of native hawaiians and hawai'i in general. here to unpack it all, a filmmaker who has worked on hawai'i issues for decades. and with us a professor, and political scientist in hawaiian studies. thank you for being here. we reached out to several commissioners about the native hawaiian role in effort for federal recognition. for a lot of our views, this is the first time they're hearing anything about it. talk about what it means to be native hawaiian. >> i don't know if i can answer the question of what it means to be native hawaiian. we're such a diverse community because of our history because of more than a century of u.s. occupation. there are many ethnicities that have become part of the hawaiian experience. i'm hawaiian on my mother's side and irish on my father's side. we're an extremely diverse people but still a people. we're connected genealogically. we're con
FOX News
Sep 10, 2013 12:00pm PDT
work only if the united states rejects the use of force outright. that's the change. before there were no conditions on the united states for this. certainly not that we would say, all options are not on the table. about that is now a condition, that we say, there will be no military strike. again, just about an hour from how to the u.n. security council holding an emergency meeting to discuss this. we see the president leaving from capitol hill. it's a long way from yesterday and started with what seemed like an off the cuff remark by secretary of state john kerry that syria could avoid a strike by giving up chemical weapons. but u.s. officials spent the day playing down the comments, auld them rhetorical. not a real proposal. then russia jumped. offered up a plan to turn over the chemical weapons to an international group, and by the time president obama sat down with reporter from the networks, it went from a rhetorical statement to a game-changer. the president told chris wallace he discussed the plan with russia's president last week. today, secretary kerry talked up the idea, cla
PBS
Sep 28, 2013 9:30am PDT
. the indian media had reported that prior to the visit of the indian prime minister to the united states to attend this year's session. in the course of his visit, he would also meet the u.s. president, barack obama. the media diverted attention. the diluted version of the bill will overlook security concerns that would hold foreign reactors liable in the event of faulty equipment. the indian government said it would always be firm on its stand in the interest of the country. >> we have stood our ground and we have said that whatever we have done by way of position the parliament has taken, there is no question of retreating from it. we have been convinced and tried to convince them that whatever the basis of our agreement, there is adequate scope for them to get the protection they legitimately deserve. >> us-based nuclear vendors such as westinghouse have negotiated extensively with washington and new delhi to have this provision removed. in 2010, the indian parliament opened up the country's nuclear power market, creating legislation crucial for the entry of u.s. firms like general el
NBC
Sep 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
bashar al assad can gas thousands of his own people with impunity, even after the united states and our allies said no, and then the world does nothing about it, there will be no end to the test of our resolve and the dangers that will flow from those others who believe that they can do as they will. >> that was friday. saturday morning the the president decides in an abrupt change to delay and seek congressional authority. you were making the case for a military strike. why the abrupt change? >> well, the case remains the same, david. the president of the united states has made his decision. his decision is to take military action in response to this outrageous attack, this affront against the decency and sensibilities of the world. bashar al assad and now joins a list of adolf hitler and saddam hussein who have used these weapons in time of war. this is of great consequence to israel, to jordan, to turkey, to the region, and to all of us who care about enforcing the international norm with respect to chemical weapons. >> and that i understand. >> the president has made the decision, h
LINKTV
Sep 1, 2013 5:30am PDT
an arms industry. suddenly altered the political structure of the united states. >> the u.s. constitution made a strong point that the military had to be under the control of civilian leadership, that they would always present a threat to democracy come up because they are not a democratic institution -- the threat to democracy, because they are not a dramatic insight -- democratic institution. they are a threat to democracy. they have authoritarian values come to dominate. the claims of national security come to be seen as trumping the claims up democratic decision making. >> this is probably the most famous morning in the history of the united states, george washington's farewell address, which means to be read at every opening of congress. and the greatest enemy of democracy is standing armies. they bring power to washington, d.c. they require more wealth to maintain these summaries. these are long service army's. 20 years or so. they have to be taken care of when they become redundant. it alters the power picture radically. and that is ultimately what brought down the roman republic.
CNN
Sep 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, intelligence supplied by the united states and its allies and remained absolutely unconvinced the syrian government was responsible for using chemical weapons against its own people. so russia is still sticking to its theory which suggests the rebels were more responsible for that use of chemical weapons. >> will they bring with them intelligence to back up their claim what it was the rebels, the rebels were responsible for using chemical weapons against their own supporters? >> reporter: at this stage we don't know precisely what the make-up of this delegation will be, who will be going, how many, when they're going to arrive or just how they hope to persuade members of the u.s. congress to take on their way of thinking. but presumably they will be armed with whatever the russian government can give them to ensure that what russia would really like to see is a result as we saw in the british parliament where u.s. congress rejects the possibility of any sort of international military intervention in this conflict, wolf. >> we'll see what kind of evidence the russians have, if they have a
NBC
Sep 2, 2013 3:00am PDT
the same, david. the president of the united states has made his decision. his decision is to take military action in response to this outrageous attack, this affront against the decency and sensibilities of the world. bashar al assad and now joins a list of adolf hitler and saddam hussein who have used these weapons in time of war. this is of great consequence to israel, to jordan, to turkey, to the region, and to all of us who care about enforcing the international norm with respect to chemical weapons. >> and that i understand. >> the president has made the decision, he has made the decision that he believes we need to take a military strike. but the military understands that whether that happens this week or next week is not going to make the difference with respect to sending the message. the message remains the same, and it's a message, i might add, that any president of the united states and any congress ought to seek to enforce. use of chemical weapons is unacceptable. and we cannot, cannot stand by and allow that to happen and create an impunity for its use. that would be the end o
FOX News
Sep 4, 2013 12:00pm PDT
cautiously the president of the united states was accused of not acting because he wanted to have sufficient evidence and build the case properly. >> it's been 15 days. >> congressman. >> shepard: a long day. complicating the white house blitz, president obama's plans trip overseas. a conference in sweden turned to syria and talk about the president's red line. >> i didn't set a red line. the world set a red line. the world set a red line when governments representing 98% of the world's population said the use of chemical weapons are abhorrent and passed a treaty for bidding their use even when countries are engaged in war. >> shepard: it's not just congress he's trying to convince, he needs the american people. he doesn't need congress to carry out what the united nations secretary said would be an illegal strike. 59% of americans swayed oppose the strike. 36% in favor. mike emanuel on capitol hill. john mccain was for it but the new resolution put forward, he made it clear he's against it. >> that's right. the authorization as it's drafted would allow for 60 days of military action, one 30
CBS
Sep 1, 2013 7:30am PDT
wanted to weigh in, and he believed after thinking. it, that the united states of america is much stronger when we act in concert. rather than have the debate after an tack be all about our constitutional process or did the president abuse his power or was it correct and have weeks of sort of being torn apart about that, the president felt it was much more important for us to act with unity of purpose and in a concerted way. i think this is not just a courageous decision. i think it's the right decision. since when it is wrong for the president of the united states to ask the congress, the elected body that represents of people of america, to weigh in? i think it's important and i think we will be stronger for it. >> major: but as you know, secretary kerry, at the white house all week there was this intense sense of urgency about a response, and about a punishment, about immediately upholding what was said over and over again is an international norm. now that has been delayed for a couple of weeks at least. are you in any way disappointed that your advocacy for a swift response w
PBS
Sep 13, 2013 11:00pm PDT
away, i think it will weaken the united states, and i think it could change the stature of the united states for the 21st century. >> rose: we continue this evening with the conversation about a new film called "the family," directed by bless, and starring robert de niro and michelle pfeiffer. >> >> when you work with great actors, eats a reminder of how to do it right. >> rose: we conclude with an exhibition at the asia society called "iran modern." >> when i went to iran, i was able to see in fact this period was very different from today. obviously, there are similarities, but it's different its difference is also in terms of the political environment. in that very period the u.s. and iran were not just politically closer but also there were many cultural ties. iran was very cosmopolitan. it was very much part of the international community. it was a period i would describe as a great blossoming of the iranian creative expression. >> rose: leon panetta, a new conversation about the "the family," and an exhibition at the asia society, captioning sponsored by rose communications from
Al Jazeera America
Sep 24, 2013 10:00am EDT
assembly, the brazilian president always speaks before the united states president and after the secretary general. and she is saying there can be no freedom on the internet or in the world without respectful privacy and democracy. that's pretty hard-hitting stuff, and it's ironic with all of the issues on his plate, president obama could be coming here in the next few minutes to the general assembly, and the most awkward minutes for him will be when he meets the brazilian president, because she said so harshly about the nsa spying in brazil, has been so critical that that could make him a little bit uncomfortable, and when you think of all of the issues that he has to deal with, this could be the most awkward couple of minutes when he comes here. we see the helicopters overhead. we'll see his motorcade in moments. i always think it's interesting and worth noting that the u.s. always arrives very, very close to the point at which he actually speaks. he doesn't come here and spend very long. he overnighted in new york last night. he'll likely to leave new york tonight. he'll do the business
Al Jazeera America
Sep 13, 2013 7:30pm EDT
of the united states. the american principles project which by the way backed statehood explains it this way: >> the fathers of our nation believe that all men are created equal and that every citizen in a political community must be entitled to the same basic rights and freedoms. yet today, the great republic that came about from a rebellion of a people who refused to be deprived of its basic freedoms as citizens seems intent in holding citizens without their full constitutional and political rights. the issue is actually very simple. the people of puerto rico were granted u.s. citizenship in 1917. however almost 100 years later they cannot vote for the president who may send their children to war and they don't have adequate and proportional representation in congress. even though federal laws apply directly to them. >> so essentially if puerto rico is an island in political limbo. in a vote last november 57% of puerto ricans said they didn't like the political status quo. so is there a way forward? joining us for a hot topic is jose hernandez, the secretary of international affairs for pu
Al Jazeera America
Sep 2, 2013 2:00am EDT
. >> and i don't believe that my former colleagues in the united states senate and the house will turn their backs on all of our interests. >> secretary of state john kerry says the case for military action in syria lies in the evidence of chemical warfare. two years after the beings tsunami,ing radiation reaches new levels. >> egyptian president mohammed morsi will stand trial for the 2007 deaths of seven people. >>> and flames are now 45% contained as firefighters battle on the edge of yosemite national park. and breaking news right now out of afghanistan, where taliban fighters have launched an attack near a u.s. military base in afghanistan. that is right near the pakistan border. the blast sparked a gun fight and sparked, jennifer glass is in kabul and joins us with the latest. jennifer is there any word of fatalities? >> we -- nato says they have incurred no fatalities, that is ooh ang operating base with afghan forces on it. a district spokesman says he sees bodies on it, a little over four hours ago now and there was a firefight with nato gun ships engaging the fighters. the ta
Al Jazeera America
Sep 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
things worse for everybody, the united states is proud to say we have been the largest humanitarian donor. we recognize that responsibility and we are also proud to say that we stand with our friends here in great britain who are the second largest donor. so we don't come to this with a sense that all we care about is some kind of a military response. we come to this with years now of effort, literally years of effort, to try to bring the parties to the table and create some kind of political solution because that remains our top priority. i -- our respected leaders made it clear in st. petersburg that we believe a strong international response is necessary to ensure that atrocitys like the one that assad committed against hundreds of his own people are not going to happen again. and our special relationship with the uk is not just about syria, it's not just about a response to this humanitarian crisis, it's also about the future and climate change and economic prosperity for all of our people. we are not only -- we are both committed to try to move forward on a trade relationship, to gro
Al Jazeera America
Sep 11, 2013 8:00am EDT
individuals located within the united states, so i think while we are overall safer and the nature of the threat has evolved, security is never perfect. ten there's always still the chance. there's an inevidentability of intelligence failure, and there will always be that risk that an individual, or foreign group can attack the united states. >> and speaking of that, where would you say the political and moral authority of the u.s. now stands. >> i think it is fairly clear, it stands rather low, doesn't it. you mite not have given the same answer a week ago that you would today. but it's hard to avoided a conclusion that this debate we have been having about syria, shows howdies enganged the american people are from foreign affairs. how almost distainful they are towards the world. totally putting aside what the outcome is, it is striking to me when i think about -- i have a book shelf full of books that were written at 9/11, that say that america is traditionally not only strong, but even an aggressive country, americans are from mars, americans use military solutions. now we see
Al Jazeera America
Sep 1, 2013 7:00pm EDT
guess that tells you that you were gone for a long time. >> the united states still holds 164 men captive at guantanamo. about half of them are yemeni. 56 have been cleared for release but are waiting to go free. in this episode of fault lines, we've traveled to yemen to ask what the consequences of america's policy of indefinite detention have been, and to find out what life is like here, after guantanamo. >> mohammed was studying in pakistan when the aftershocks of september 11th began reverberating around the world. one night in the spring of 2002, he was visiting a student house when pakistani authorities raided it. he was arrested along with more than a dozen others. >> two months later, the pakistanis turned mohammed over to american forces. faruq ali ahmed had also traveled abroad, to teach quran. >> what reasons did the pakistanis give for detaining you? >> faruq spent eight years at guantanamo. like mohamed, he denies having been involved in attacks on us targets or terrorism of any kind. >> though they labeled him an enemy combatant and said he was associated with al qae
CNN
Sep 20, 2013 7:00pm EDT
city in the united states. the fbi dubbing it the murder capital. how can america ignore this gang violence? this year in 2013, chicago on track to have its actual lowest murder rate in years, in decades. what tells the real story? >> reporter: it's interesting. it is all relative. last year they had about 500 murders. now i think the number is close to 350 murders. there are still a lot of murders. you're at the whole picture. it is unclear why it is coming down. there have been a lot of efforts, a lot of energy put in. the mayor has mobilized communities to make sure they get involved. there's a lot of creative policing going on. they're doing more with drug operations. they've also got police on the beat who know the kids who are supposed to be i community. they're trying to give kids an option. some better choice they can make to break the cycle. >> thank you very much, reporting from chicago. >>> still to come, amanda knox back on trial. should the united states extradite her to italy? >>> plus, the biggest day for apple fans today. phones selling out around the world. does it
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2013 9:30am EDT
time in decades, the united states is considering a major reform in the way it deals with immigrants. the ensuing debate and the possibility of reform are welcomed, but the fact is politicians are arriving very late to this issue. that's because in this country, there has long been a wide gap between restrictive laws and the reality of immigration. it is a capital reflux the economic and social fact that there are millions of americans and millions of immigrants from mexico, central america and elsewhere who wish to work together in this country and engage in peaceful voluntary exchange, but are not legally allowed to do so. and that inconsistency has produced a lot of the problems associated with legal immigration. many serious problems, and some an agent. the prospects of reform has also stimulated the debate about the economic and cultural issues surrounding immigration, its impact, and it's a debate that cuts across party lines, and is one that has generated a lot of passion. how would a possible legalization of millions of unauthorized immigrants, and the creation of a guest wor
CNN
Sep 20, 2013 4:00pm PDT
chamber have said about the likelihood of that success. >> in the united states senate, we will not repeal or defund obamacare. we will not. >> the only effective way to truly stop obamacare, and i think we ought to do it. to stop it would be totally reverse it. we don't have the votes to do that. >> you really think you can get enough votes to do this. you're confident in that? >> listen, anything is possible. you have to remember that the founding fathers set up a government where there are two chambers. in the congress. we've passed and done our job in the house. now it is up to the senate. if they don't agree with what we do, they need to pass a bill. amend it. we'll negotiate, work something out. nobody on my side wants to shut down government but we want to take this opportunity to point out to the american people that obamacare is bad for the middle class. the president said you could keep your policy if you like it. that isn't happening. it said people will save money. you look again and again, costs are going up. and you look at people who used to work 40 hours a week and have ful
CSPAN
Sep 9, 2013 12:35am EDT
the united states and the european union and its effect on turkey. hosted by the brookings institution, this is an hour and a half. ladies and gentlemen, if everyone will find a seat. there are a couple of seats in the front for those of you who were standing in the back unless you would refer to stand next to the cookies and coffee which i can relate to. i am the director of the center of the united states and europe. we are delighted to see so many people turning out. it shows we are all ready for action and work and in good washington d.c. mode. we have a very interesting event today on turkey and the transatlantic trade investment partnership which is a bit of a mouthful. i had to practice several times in the elevator. not to trip myself up over q- tip. it is perhaps not the most promising acronym for a major trade negotiation. nonetheless it is one that has gained a lot of scrutiny and attention around town, which is testament to why there are so many of you who turned out today. we are going to take a look at the transatlantic trade avestment partnership from more unusual angle
CSPAN
Sep 10, 2013 2:00pm EDT
leadership that the senate should show and the united states should show. we will act as the conscience of this nation and we will advise and consent to this create. we will show the moral leadership because we began this by saying we would act unilaterally, renouncing our own use of chemical weapons with or without this treaty that. is an act of true leadership. -- this treaty. that is an act of true leadership." so you hear the words conscience, morality, leadership. these shouldn't be just words. we should show that courage. words from john warner, our former colleagues. he said, "i first learned of chemical weapons at the knee of my father, who was a surgeon in the trenches in the world war i. he described to me in vivid detail how he cared for the helpless victims of that weapon." and he said, "we can't turn back now from our leadership role." so now, 16 years later, in had very chamber in which i stood and proudly cast my vote for the chemical weapons convention, we are facing a clear violation of law and humanity. how do we react? if we do nothing, what is the signal? to assad? t
Al Jazeera America
Sep 22, 2013 10:30pm EDT
, in that case. you can sigh well it is plate toe, it isn't the united states, it is nato. of course the united states is the driving force. but it's still gave him some cover. and then, unfortunately, there was also an incident in denver, with the school where there was a shooting in the school. >> the columbine high school. >> and it completely occupied the u.s. press. so during the latter half of the campaign, there was no publicity in the united states, and president clinton got off easy to be honest in that respect. scout's always a problem, you want to present a strong force. you want to present unbreakable resolve. but when you do so, you frighten your own country or your allies. >> people are paying attention to the polls right now and the push back it has gotten. >> there is a push back is entirely normal. i would say that what was abnormal was the fervor for invading iraq. in 2003. there was no reason to do this. standing back and looking at it. sue dam hussein wasn't part of the 9/11, nor was he an immediate threat to the united states, and he was being contained. so secretary of sta
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
,""gideon's and significantly bit more than any other reporter in the united states to explain the role of the courts, and especially, the supreme court, in a very sophisticated way. i think it is fair also to say that that kind of explanation, the role of the court, continues now par excellence by justice breyer, because it is not part of the job description of a supreme court justice to go out in the public and explain the role of the court, explained opinions, and justice breyer is one of the few retired justices -- sandra day o'connor is another -- who go to great lengths to provide this important set of functions. we appreciate that and we appreciate enormously the contributions of tony lewis. as you heard in the introduction, and i will start with you, justice marshall, the overich case -- you wrote 300 opinions, many of them -- many ofpport and them and were mostly important, and i would like to go back to 2003 thousand three and when you wrote that opinion for the court , finding a right in the massachusetts constitution for gay marriage. you were criticized pretty widely and strongly from al
CNN
Sep 3, 2013 6:00pm PDT
live." i'm wolf blitzer in for piers. welcome to the viewers in the united states and around the world. the senate committee will take up a bill tomorrow that will authorization the president of the united states to use military force in syria. property posed resolution limits the augtozigs to 60 days with a 30-day deadline with no u.s. troops to be included on the ground in syria. all this on the day the crucial hearings began on the power of the president si. president obama marshalling big guns trying to make the case for a strike on syria. >> forcing assad to change his calculations about his ability to act with impunity can contribute to his realization that he cannot gas or shoot his way out of his predicament. >> but assad must be held accountable for using these weapons in the international community. >> so will president obama get the votes he needs from the congress? >> i believe we cannot close our eyes to this clear violation of long-standing international norms. >> let's have a real debate in this country and not a meaningless debate. >> the clock clearly ticking tonight,
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